‘Emine Şenyaşar has been subjected to violence for 325 days’
Şenyaşar family holding a vigil for justice in Urfa remarked that a woman has been subjected to violence before the eyes of the whole country for 325 days, saying, “Violence against women is violence against humanity. Stop this violence urgently.”
Emine Şenyaşar, who lost her husband and two sons in an armed attack carried out by AKP MP İbrahim Halil Yıldız’s bodyguards and relatives in Suruç district of Urfa on 14 June 2018, and her son, who was injured in the same attack, continue their Vigil for Justice in front of Urfa Courthouse on its 325th day. While Mother Şenyaşar could not come to vigil area today due to her health problems and continued the vigil at their home, Ferit Şenyaşar joined the vigil in front of Urfa Courthouse.
The family shared a message on their social media account, tagging the accounts of Women’s Councils, Free Women’s Movement (TJA), Republican People’s Party (CHP) Women’s Branch. The message reads: “There are many varieties of violence and one of them is ‘injustice’. A woman in Urfa (Emine Şenyaşar) has been resisting violence before the eyes of the whole country. Violence against women is violence against humanity. Stop this violence urgently.”